The City That Never Sleeps (1924)

Mother O'Day continues to run her Bowery saloon after her husband, Tim, is killed in a barroom brawl, but wishing a better environment for her daughter, Molly, she has her placed in the ... See full summary »

Director:

James Cruze
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Cast

Cast overview:
Louise Dresser ... Mother O'Day
Ricardo Cortez ... Mark Roth
Kathlyn Williams ... Mrs. Kendall
Virginia Lee Corbin ... Molly Kendall
Pierre Gendron Pierre Gendron ... Cliff Kelley
Jim Farley ... Mike (as James Farley)
Ben Hendricks Jr. Ben Hendricks Jr. ... Tim O'Day (as Ben Hendricks)
Vondell Darr Vondell Darr ... Baby Molly
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Mother O'Day continues to run her Bowery saloon after her husband, Tim, is killed in a barroom brawl, but wishing a better environment for her daughter, Molly, she has her placed in the home of Mrs. Kendall, a refined society woman. Years later, in the prohibition era, Mother O'Day's saloon has become a cabaret frequented by Molly is now a selfish, snobbish flapper, and her set, which includes adventurer Mark Roth. Mother O'Day knows Roth to be a crook and with the aid of reporter Cliff Kelley, Molly's childhood sweetheart, exposes him to Molly, who finally recognizes her mother and is gladly reunited with her. Written by Pamela Short

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1924 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mother O'Day See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The City That Never Sleeps ( 1924 ) is a lost silent film. See more »

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